Instrumentation Technician

Winnipeg, MB

As the Instrumentation Technician, you will ensure that the operation of production equipment meets the calibration requirements of cGMP, that the calibration program is followed and that equipment is calibrated in a timey manner, and that all documentation relating to areas of responsibility is on file in the equipment historical files, including control documentation, settings, and programming. The ideal candidate is energetic, collaborative, and forward- thinking.

This position is based out of Winnipeg, MB.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Ensure that the calibration program is up-to-date, effective, and meets the requirements of cGMP.
  • Develop calibration procedures and maintain calibration equipment.
  • Design, modify, and implement changes to existing equipment/process control systems and new equipment/process control systems as assigned.
  • Update or develop engineering drawings re. control circuitry.
  • Responsible for the repair, maintenance, and service on electronic control systems.
  • Maintain spare parts inventory of control systems and calibration equipment.
  • Research sourcing of material/parts/equipment, fill out purchase requisitions, and work with the Requisition & Engineering Administrative Assistant to resolve procurement issues.
  • Oversee work performed by outside contractors.
  • Assist in the validation of equipment, systems, and facility to meet cGMP requirements. This includes updating, reviewing, and filing Engineering documentation.
  • Develop SOPS, and STMs for facility electronic equipment.
  • Support Engineering in the design of new installations.
  • Understand and follow cGMP requirements as they relate to equipment, processes, materials, and validation.
  • Work as a team member with all members of Engineering Department staff and provide service to all other departments.
  • Use safe work practices and procedures by following company policies and procedures and wearing the personal protective equipment and clothing provided.
  • Report & Correct unsafe acts and conditions.
  • Comply with the standards and regulations of the Health and Safety Act.
  • Ensure that all duties are carried out effectively and proficiently, in a timely and professional manner, and with diligent attention to quality work.
  • Performs other routine duties as assigned.

Your Environment: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places. The employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

You’ll need to have:

  • Diploma in Electronic/Instrumentation Technology or equivalent
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience as an Electronic/Instrumentation Technician, in food/pharmaceuticals or equivalent
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong communication and writing skills
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in MS Office
  • Sound judgment and the ability to act proactively on own initiative
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of possible solutions in situations where only limited information exists.
  • Requires flexibility to work in a fast-paced changing environment, in a participatory management structure, all with a sense of duty and responsibility.
  • Must be able to provide clear criminal record check

We are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment, and we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities and people with diverse backgrounds, identities, and cultures. For candidates with disabilities, accommodations are available upon request in all phases of the selection process.

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